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I noticed some chewed stuff one day, some droppings, had a bit of a tentative poke around and couldn't see anything moving around. Cleared out a while later and there was no further sign and I haven't seen anything since.
Try a snake.
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Mice - cheap, red and white, plastic mousetraps. Available from Amazon.
Smear with crunchy peanut butter.
Wash after use(that's the nice thing - unlike wood, there's no odour of dead mouse so the little suckers fall for it again and again.)
I had a canny House Mouse, a veteran of mouse wars who used to crap on my computer every night. Keyboards. Phone. 'Mouse'. He was troublesome. He visited the trap four times, each time there was less peanut butter. Built up his confidence; when it happened, there was a look of shock frozen in his cold, dead eyes.
After that is was his family of field mice, but they were easy.
Eventually the pregnant mummy mouse had no-one left to forage for her. Clack!
Don't forget to block the entry points with steel wool.
I once had some mice running around the garage. Mousetraps + peanut butter FTW.
(On a side note, they were doing construction in a field about two blocks away, it was surprising to me that little mice would run that far and skip all the other houses between. I suppose it was because, at the time, the gold dog's food would be out in the garage, and mouse #1 told all his buddies).
How about gophers or moles or whatever the little buggers are that are making an underground maze of my entire yard? How did you [not] get rid of them? Or have you? If you did, then give me your solutions. If you did not, then give me ideas for getting rid of them. Just whatever it takes to make them stop digging up the entire back yard -- or if your over the pond -- garden.
Please resolve this soon or the entire thing will just be a mud hole.
My BIL had that problem, and tried everything, including some not-so-nice-to-nature methods. He lost the grass twice, had glass shards rise up in the lawn during six months, burned himself with different stuff, and I could stop him in the end just before he threw a hand-grenade.
Then he gave up.
Three weeks later, the things were gone. True story. I think they were having fun at his attempts and stayed for the entertainment.
I think words like 'destiny' are a way of trying to find order where none exists. - Christian Graus
Entropy isn't what it used to.
That's funny, but not. Because I've tried nothing and they've been here for 3 or 4 months now.
I shall skip directly to the Nuclear Option. Maybe I should rent a Boa Constrictor and just leave it at them for a while? Oh, I should definitely learn Python.
I had success with one of those solar powered sonic spikes you drive into the ground (see below for link). Sure, you really just push the blind hamster-wannabe rodent into the neighbors yard (Two birds... ), but it worked for me.
Tip: To avoid it also driving your wife away, push it as far into the ground as you can so you barely hear the vibrations when you are standing next to it.
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I had moles in the yard for a few years and nothing I did seemed to get rid of them, until...
One day I noticed a man using one of those portable road roller machines that you usually see them using when paving road to "roll the lawn" in the neighborhood. Being tried of bumping around the yard with the lawn mower, I stopped by and asked his price. Since it was reasonable I asked if he could roll my lawn after he was finished.
No more moles after that. The lawn rolling most likely collapsed all their little tunnels, along with the little trouble makers that lived in them. Getting rid of the moles was not the reason I had the lawn rolled, but it was a nice side benefit. I have the lawn rolled every few years due to frost heaves and haven't seen any evidence of moles since.
To get rid of the mole you may need a road roller instead of those little rollers that you can push or drag behind a riding mower. You'll need something heavy enough to collapse the tunnels.
Oh and mowing the lawn is no longer a bumpy experience
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